a melodic ornamental tone following a principal tone by a skip, usually of a third above or below, and progressing by a step.
- Also called changing tone, changing note.
- Compare échappée.
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How to use cambiata in a sentence
The already existing Fux, nota cambiata, is now dealt with in conjunction with Albrechtsberger.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2 | Lady Wallace